Highlights / fish stocks

Economy, Environment

Canada’s fish stocks severely depleted: Oceana report

Less than a quarter of Canada’s fish stocks are considered healthy and the status of almost half is unknown, according to a new report released today. The report by Oceana Canada, a charity dedicated to protection of the country’s three» 

Environment, Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Warming oceans: health implications for humans, animals

Humans, and indeed all invertebrates, absolutely need Omega 3 fatty acids, such as EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid).  These are needed for brain, vision, reproduction and cardio development and more. But, we don’t produce these in our bodies;» 

Economy, Environment, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Anger, frustration over extended cod fishery

Independent inshore fishermen in Newfoundland are angry and frustrated at a Department of Fisheries decision to extend the cod fishing season until the end of March again this year.  The season was supposed to end March 01, prior to spawning» 

Environment, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics

Immediate action needed to save fish stocks

A new report says creating conditions for global fish stocks to recover is a win-win for environmentalists, and for commercial fisheries. However, the report co-authored by Dalhousie University biologist Jeff Hutchings, says that many of the world’s fish stocks have not»